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Members of the Living Learning Community gather for dinner.

The Feeling of Home

The Catholic Studies Living Learning Communities provide the stability of home for students.

In Memoriam – Don J. Briel

Some students called him James Bond for his cool demeanor and international travel, but he was seen more often as a wise intellectual and spiritual father.

Habiger Institute – Not So Different

Participants from the weeklong Catholic Studies retreat to Denver talk about their personal experiences in serving with Christ in the City to care for the spiritually and physically poor.
The Saint Peter's Basilica is seen in silhouette on February 28, 2013, in Rome, Italy.

A New Generation Receives the Gift of Rome

Mark Janke '04 reflects on the trip to Rome he and his wife Maria led in 2014, which was an opportunity for students at the Bernardi Campus in Florida to experience the Catholic tradition in the Eternal City.
Catholic Studies professor and director of the Ryan Institute Fr. Martin Schlag poses for a portrait September 20, 2017 in Sitzmann Hall.

Ryan Institute Opening New Doors

Monsignor Martin Schlag, JD, S.T.D., discusses the John A. Ryan Institute for Catholic Social Thought, where he is the new director as of this fall.
A gold crucifix from the collection of Fr. Dennis Dease is show March13, 2015. Art History tag number 2012.003.006A

Salve Sancta Crux

This year the Master’s in Catholic Studies program partnered with the Department of Art History and Office for Mission to feature select pieces from the University of St. Thomas Father Dennis Dease Crucifix Collection.
Catholic Studies graduate student Kelley Warner poses for a portrait in the O'Shaughnessy-Frey Library great room Marcy 9, 2017. Taken for Lumen magazine.

Lifelong Learning

Catholic studies classrooms are graced with nontraditional students more often than you might think.